English - Vietnamese Dictionary
link /liɳk/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- mắt xích, vòng xích, khâu xích
- mắt lưới; mắt áo sợi dệt, mắt áo sợi đan
- mối liên lạc; chỗ nối; vật để nối
- ngoại động từ
- nối, nối lại với nhau, kết hợp lại, liên kết lại, liên hợp lại
- nội động từ
- kết hợp, liên kết; bị ràng buộc
+the means of connection between things linked in series
+a fastener that serves to join or connect
+the state of being connected
+a connecting shape
+a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain
+(computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
+a channel for communication between groups
+a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network
+an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
+make a logical or causal connection
+connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
+be or become joined or united or linked
+link with or as with a yoke
Advanced English Dictionary
1 tie, bond, coupling, connector, vinculum; element, constituent, component:
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
2 connection, tie-up, tie-in, relation, relationship, association, affiliation, interdependence:
What is the link between her arrival and his sudden departure? He thinks he's identified the missing link.
3 Often, link up. couple, join, fasten (together), unite; concatenate:
They linked arms to form a barrier.
4 connect, tie (up or in or together), associate, relate, identify with:
I cannot help feeling that this murder links up with the others.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (between A and B) a connection between two or more people or things: Police suspect there may be a link between the two murders. + evidence for a strong causal link between exposure to sun and skin cancer
See also - MISSING LINK
2 ~ (between A and B)
~ (with sth) a relationship between two or more people, countries or organizations: to establish / maintain trade links with Asia + Social customs provide a vital link between generations. + The department is interested in developing closer links with industry.
3 a means of travelling or communicating between two places: a high-speed rail link + a link road + a telephone / video link + The speech was broadcast via a satellite link.
4 each ring of a chain
See also - CUFFLINK
Idioms: a link in the chain one of the stages in a process or a line of argument: Food production, processing and marketing are different links in the chain from farmer to consumer. + Death is the last link in the chain.
more at WEAK
+ verb [VN] [often passive] ~ A to / with B
~ A and B (together)
1 to make a physical connection between one object, machine, place, etc. and another: The video cameras are linked to a powerful computer. + The Channel Tunnel links Britain with the rest of Europe. + When computers are networked, they are linked together so that information can be transferred between them.
2 if sth links two things, facts or situations, or they are linked, they are connected in some way: Exposure to ultraviolet light is closely linked to skin cancer. + The two factors are directly linked. + The personal and social development of the child are inextricably linked (= they depend on each other).
3 to state that there is a connection or relationship between two things or people: Detectives have linked the break-in to a similar crime in the area last year. + Newspapers have linked his name with the singer.
4 to join two things by putting one through the other: The two girls linked arms as they strolled down the street.
Phrasal Verbs: link up (with sb/sth) to join or become joined with sb/sth: The two spacecraft will link up in orbit. + The bands have linked up for a charity concert.
related noun LINK-UP
close, intimate | strong | tenuous, weak | clear, definite, obvious | possible
Scientists have established possible links between cancer and diet.
| crucial, essential, important, vital
Social workers provide a vital link between hospital and community.
The common link between the three artists is their age.
| formal, informal | direct, indirect | historical, long-standing | connecting | causal
The report failed to prove a causal link between violence on screen and in real life.
the missing link in the search for the causes of cancer
a tangible link with the past
| business, commercial, communication, cultural, diplomatic, economic, financial, military, political, professional, sporting, trade, etc. | family, kinship | air, rail/railway, road, transport | fast, high-speed | computer, modem, radio, satellite, telephone, video
VERB + LINK
have | build, create, develop, establish, forge, foster, make
The college is keen to build links with local industries.
| provide | maintain, preserve | strengthen | break, cut, sever
She has severed her last links with her family.
LINK + VERB
connect sth, join sth
LINK + NOUN
via a/the ~
a programme transmitted via a satellite link
| ~ across
trade links across the border
| ~ between
The statistics show a clear link between social class and crime.
| ~ in
The sales manager is regarded as the weakest link in the chain.
| ~ to
The driver has a radio link to base.
| ~ with
the city's traditional link with opera
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